My OBT

My daily quest for One Beautiful Thing (OBT)


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Etsomnia™ 168: Happy Valentine’s Day?!?

Who am I to judge? Dogs seem much happier than most of the people I know… By Suckycards

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. The surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week. Continue reading


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Etsomnia™ 126: Be Mine?!?

She may be thinking of you, but those are not fond thoughts.

Jack White may be thinking of you, but those don’t look to me like happy thoughts.

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. The surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.) 3. An excuse for me to be an obnoxious, snarky New Yorker once per week.

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Etsomnia™ Volume 76: Be Mine?!? (A Little NSFW)

V-Day lingerie just ain't what it used to be. By KnotforYouDesigns

Valentine’s Day lingerie, Etsy style. By the surprisingly self-aware KnotforYouDesigns

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)

CAUTION: this week’s Etsomnia™ gets a little blue. If you’re not yet of consenting age, go look at this one instead.

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A Valentine to Elderly Mothers

“Why can’t you fly now, mother?”
“Because I am grown up, dearest. When people grow up they forget the way.”
“Why do they forget the way?”
“Because they are no longer gay and innocent and heartless. It is only the gay and innocent and heartless who can fly.”
― “Peter Pan” J.M. Barrie

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Etsomnia™ Volume XXVIII: Awkward V-Day Cards

By TuxPress

Rude.

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)

When you care enough to send the very best?
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Etsomnia™ Volume XXVII: Be My Valentine?

 Valentine's Day! Here's an edible baby! By AnaFeke

Happy Valentine’s Day! Here’s an edible baby! This listing claims it’s “the Perfect I LOVE you gift for your love one.” If your “love one” is the witch from Hansel & Gretel, maybe.

Et·som·ni·a (/etˈsämnēə/), noun, 1. a sleep disorder caused by obsessive Etsy browsing. 2. the surprising arrival of weird handmade merchandise ordered when one is only half conscious. (True story.)

Happy Thursday! It’s time for a Very Special Episode of Etsomnia!  Continue reading